Local Waste Services has been locally owned and operated since 1999. Offering environmentally friendly, cost-effective waste and recycling solutions to Central Ohio — Keeping Buckeyes Green. LWS provides premiere residential, commercial and industrial services to over 150,000 customers in six counties.
LWS has grown from a single truck operation to a fleet of over 75 vehicles and 150 dedicated team members. Now operating from a brand new, 10,000 square foot state of the art facility in Franklin county. The 16 acre property also includes a newly renovated 22,000 square foot maintenance shop, cardboard recycling process center and transfer station. Along with new on-site Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations. April of 2019 celebrates the company’s 20 year anniversary!
Before the success of LWS, Managing Member, Rick Cattran entered the industry at 17 years old. He began on the back of a truck collecting residential waste and advanced quickly. Years later, Rick decided to leave his corporate career with the largest refuse company in the world. The rest is Local Waste Services history — read below.